Vegan Treats

Vegan Treats

Worried that hopping on the vegan train will leave you without anything fun to eat? This list of vegan treats will put your mind at ease. From baked goods to chocolate milk, here are my top treat picks for managing the vegan transition. Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos These really are scrumptious, and it was great… [Continue Reading]

Happy Hour Friday: The Frozen Matador Edition

Frozen Matador

Tequila fans who love to beat the heat with frozen cocktails will love this week’s carnival edition. Check out this recipe for a frozen drink with a Spanish twist.

The Beauty of Dried Cherries


I love, love, love dried tart cherries.  In recipes, sweet or savory, I prefer them to raisins or dried cranberries and do the swap regularly.  Take for example the humble chocolate chip cookie.  Toss in 3/4-1 cup of dried cherries to your favorite recipe and, oh baby, you’ve created a new family favorite.  This works… [Continue Reading]

Sugar and Spice Nuts


I’m not really sure when this recipe showed up in the family retinue, or from which Bruno sister it originated.  I can tell by the condition of the index card on which it’s printed that it’s been awhile, though.   And these are a fave of mine.  I don’t make them every year, but always remember… [Continue Reading]